Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: March 20, 2013 to June 12, 2013
  • Day of the week: Wednesday
  • Time of day: 9:30am-2:30pm
  • Region: MidCoast
  • Location: University College Bath Brunswick
  • Address: 9 Park Street, Bath ME, 04530 - Map

Class Description

A 60-hour course in business planning. The following topics are covered in depth: your customer, competition, marketing, record keeping, taxes, financing, legal aspects, and more. At the end of the class, you will have a completed business plan. There are also 3 monthly follow-up networking sessions at the completion of the class. Class size is limited to 15. You must complete an application, come to the orientation, have an individual interview, and be accepted into the class.

This course qualifies for 3 Pass/Fail credits from the University of Maine at Augusta upon approval of your completed business plan and payment of a small processing fee. 

Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship, to be used for additional UMA classes at any location.

Registration/More Info

Application deadline: March 15, 2013

Orientation session: March 20, 2013, 9:30-11:30am

Interviews on March 20 & 21, 2013

Class begins March 27

FMI and to register: jenn.dobransky@maine.edu, 386-1664

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Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-03 April 03, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-06 April 06, 2017Start a BusinessTurnerWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-11 April 11, 2017Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-12 April 12, 2017Start a BusinessGardinerCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-13 April 13, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-24 April 24, 2017Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-01 May 01, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-09 May 09, 2017Start a BusinessFort KentNorthern
Business Basics2017-05-04 May 04, 2017
(ends May 18, 2017)
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Business Basics2017-05-08 May 08, 2017
(ends May 22, 2017)
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Introduction to Self-Employment2017-05-23 May 23, 2017Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-06-05 June 05, 2017Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2017-03-22 March 22, 2017
(ends June 07, 2017)
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Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2017-03-29 March 29, 2017
(ends June 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-06-15 June 15, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Business Basics2017-06-08 June 08, 2017
(ends June 22, 2017)
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